31 Jul 1946
  • Manila Bay was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Manila Bay | CPC]
  • Joseph Stilwell completed his mission as an observer at the Bikini Islands for atomic bomb tests, and departed for San Francisco, California, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | CPC]
China Greece
  • Alexandros Sakellariou was awarded the War Cross First Class and the Outstanding Acts Medal. ww2dbase [Alexandros Sakellariou | CPC]
United States
  • USS Petrof Bay was decommissioned from service at the Boston Navy Yard, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. ww2dbase [Petrof Bay | Boston, Massachusetts | CPC]

31 Jul 1946 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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